Video Games: The Amazon Effect

Online entertainment is replacing all of our former past-times: Amazon Video and Netflix are replacing television, Kindle and podcasts are replacing books and radio, and spending on video games is […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Insights|

Consumer Electronics: The Amazon Effect

By looking at Amazon’s sales alone, you would never guess that the consumer electronics market had a lackluster 2016. While US consumer electronic sales decreased by 3% YoY, making 2016 […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Pantry Drives Health & Personal Care Sales: The Amazon Effect

In the first quarter of 2017, Amazon was the sole growth driver in the Health & Personal Care market.

In a pattern we’re noticing with some regularity, the US health & […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Insights|

Prime Day: How to Optimize and Leverage Amazon’s Biggest Sale Event

Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest sale day of the year and represents an opportunity that no brand should ignore. In 2016, Amazon did about $700 million on Prime Day, up […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Effect: Lawn & Garden

The lawn & garden market took a sudden turn in April. Traditionally dominated by large brick-and-mortar retailers and established local garden centers, after a relatively modest 2016 (and an unsurprisingly […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Insights|

Baby Products: The Amazon Effect

Online sales of Baby Products are booming. Among consumer packaged goods, Baby Products is the category with the single highest eCommerce penetration rate and is therefore a highly valuable (and […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Insights|

Outdoor & Sporting Goods: The Amazon Effect

Over the past two years, a dozen different U.S. sporting goods retailers have filed for bankruptcy, including Sports Authority, MC Sports, and most recently Gander Mountain, which had 162 stores […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Grocery Sales Q1 2017

Our first look at the “Amazon Effect” late last year came on the heels of Amazon’s announcement of their first Amazon Go store in Seattle – their futuristic checkout-free grocery […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Insights|

Tools & Home Improvement: The Amazon Effect

If it’s one industry that may be immune to the Amazon effect, it’s the tools and home improvement industry, with retail giants like Home Depot and Lowe’s enjoying record sales, […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Insights|

Health & Personal Care: The Amazon Effect

“The Amazon Effect” series breaks down specific product groups, compares Amazon’s performance in that category to total retail sales (online and offline) and considers the effect Amazon has on that […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Insights|